Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2017. There are 309 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 25, ...

Coen brothers polishing script for 'Scarface' remake

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — Joel and Ethan Coen will polish the script for a planned "Scarface" remake. Universal Pictures announced Friday that "an explosive reimagining" of the g...

Gangster KMT party member applications sheds light on more serious issues

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The Kuomintang (KMT) pledged it will strengthen measures to root out applicants with questionable criminal backgrounds after receiving 307 membership applications from gang mem...

Book Review: 'Rather Be the Devil' by Ian Rankin

"Rather Be the Devil" (Little Brown and Company), by Ian Rankin Does your idea of a relaxing and rewarding retirement involve inspecting drowned corpses on the dockside, interviewing...

Chicago group withdraws Guzman's Public Enemy No. 1 title

CHICAGO (AP) — An anti-crime group in Chicago is stripping alleged drug lord Joaquin (wah-KEEN') "El Chapo" Guzman of his title as the city's Public Enemy No. 1 following his extradition to the United...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 25, the 25th day of 2017. There are 340 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 25,...

Grown-up Paris Jackson hits her namesake city for Givenchy

PARIS (AP) — Colorful fall-winter menswear shows in Paris mixed high culture, androgyny and streetwear, as Paris Jackson, the daughter of the late pop icon Michael Jackson, stepped out for the cameras...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2017. There are 349 days left in the year. This is the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Today's Highlight ...

What's the story with Ben Affleck? 'Live by Night,' he hopes

NEW YORK (AP) — When Ben Affleck's "Argo" won best picture four years ago, it was an unquestionable high point in a career that has seesawed with ups and downs. As he, clutching the Oscar, spoke emoti...

Review: Affleck's stylish 'Live by Night' is by the numbers

Ben Affleck is no doubt an ambitious and tasteful filmmaker, but he's gotten himself in a bit of hot water with the bloated period gangster epic "Live by Night ." It looks and sounds right and all the...

Always mangle Korean names? It might not be your fault

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Impeached President Park Geun-hye's surname is "Park," right? Nope. In Korean it's closer to "Bahk." Park's allegedly corrupt confidante, Choi Soon-sil, pronounces her name m...

What's the story with Ben Affleck? 'Live by Night,' he hopes

NEW YORK (AP) — When Ben Affleck's "Argo" won best picture four years ago, it was an unquestionable high point in a career that has seesawed with ups and downs. As he, clutching the Oscar, spoke emoti...

Actor gets probation term over prop pellet gun used in film

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — An actor who played a bit part in an independent gangster film and used a prop pellet gun without a New Jersey gun permit likely won't have to serve a prison term. ...

Q&A: Gosling and Stone on 'La La Land' & their movie romance

NEW YORK (AP) — Bogart and Bacall. Tracy and Hepburn. Stone and Gosling. The hugely charming Los Angeles musical "La La Land" seals it: Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling have entered the r...

Q&A: Gosling and Stone on 'La La Land' & their movie romance

NEW YORK (AP) — Bogart and Bacall. Tracy and Hepburn. Stone and Gosling. The hugely charming Los Angeles musical "La La Land" seals it: Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling have entered the r...